Author

Abigail Frymann Rouch



Other articles by this author

  1. ‘The rebels want my head’
  2. Amazing grace
  3. Heritage wiped from the map
  4. Rise of the clergy couple
  5. The wisdom of crowds
  6. Get with the programme
  7. Hands of friendship
  8. New life: finding a home in UK after the journey from Syria
  9. Kieran Conry fell from grace, tripped up by tradition
  10. Once we crusaded against Nestlé, now why not Amazon?
  11. Mistrust has replaced communication, say censured nuns
  12. Sudanese court sentences Christian mother to death for apostasy
  13. Rome and Chinese Government bless opening of monastery
  14. Pope prays for Turkish miners, and migrants lost at sea
  15. Pope setting up panel to hear accused priests' appeals
  16. Redemptorist Bishop of Gibraltar to succeed Rawsthorne in Hallam
  17. 135 slaughtered and Christian village torched in northern Nigeria
  18. Head of We Are Church in Austria excommunicated by Vatican
  19. Syrian church figures condemn foreign intervention
  20. Sexual abuse evil as Black Mass, says Francis
  21. ‘Arson attack’ at Jerusalem abbey minutes after papal Mass
  22. Churches condemn death sentence for Christian mother
  23. Welby to challenge blasphemy law on pastoral visit to Pakistan
  24. Financial chief quotes Francis' warning on economic inequality
  25. Martin calls for investigation into mother and baby homes
  26. Mosul's ancient Christian population 'may never return'
  27. International community 'should not intervene in Iraq'
  28. Woman and Judaism expert win Ratzinger Prize for theology
  29. Cardinal Nichols appointed first chancellor of St Mary’s University
  30. Church should show 'preferential option' for abuse victims – Martin
  31. Attack on civilians sheltering in CAR cathedral leaves 24 dead
  32. Pope and Mark Carney call for a more human economic system
  33. Pope: ‘No more loss of innocent lives’ as nun is mourned among MH17 dead
  34. Christians forced to flee Mosul on foot after death threat ultimatum from Islamists
  35. Pope Francis and WEA exchange apologies for Churches' past sins
  36. German bishops: Churches shared blame for Europe’s slide into war
  37. Nichols and Welby plead for end to 'self-defeating' Gaza 'carnage'
  38. Baroness Warsi: PM should consider Iraq intervention
  39. World 'faces greatest humanitarian crisis since World War II'
  40. Pell adds voice to chorus opposing Kasper’s reform efforts
  41. 'Obedient' Joe Biden salutes chastened nuns
  42. Pell’s successor vows to improve Church’s record on abuse
  43. Scotland's Catholic bishops salute ‘outstanding’ Alex Salmond
  44. Cardinal Müller vows to persevere with SSPX reconciliation
  45. Bishop Michael Scott-Joynt dies aged 71
  46. Cardinal Erdo suggests simplifying annulment process
  47. Iraqi archbishop calls for intensified military intervention
  48. Welby to share stage with global finance chiefs at IMF
  49. Vicar of Baghdad leaves Iraq on advice of Welby
  50. Vatican lawyer outlines possible reforms of annulment process
  51. Cafod launches appeal for Ebola prevention efforts
  52. Catholic and Anglican bishops urge recognition of independent Palestine
  53. Cardinal treats Breakfast Show to impromptu performance
  54. Bishop of Gloucester to face no police action over assault claims
  55. Vatican praises Brentwood lay group’s marriage support materials
  56. Appeal rejected of mother on death row accused of blasphemy
  57. Communion ban routinely ignored, Tablet survey finds
  58. Francis picks Brentwood priest for biblical commission
  59. Burke confirms he is to leave Vatican's top court
  60. Myanmar Church educates voters to ensure credible election
  61. Prince Charles warns of loss of religious freedom in West
  62. Francis attacks vanity of ‘peacock-like’ bishops
  63. Cafod to slash 50 jobs and look to volunteers after drop in income
  64. Pope creates body to get through 'backlog' of abuse cases
  65. WW1 soldiers honoured at Roehampton memorial
  66. Nichols and Anglican bishop pray for slain Pakistani couple
  67. Thank God for the EU, say bishops at Verdun
  68. Sydney’s new archbishop vows to clean up Church’s record on abuse
  69. CofE's General Synod rubberstamp women bishops legislation
  70. Body of priest found as police search for 43 Mexican students
  71. Pope: children have a right to a good mother and father
  72. Granada archbishop suspends 10 priests after Francis steps in
  73. Robert Sarah to lead Congregation for Worship
  74. Pope urges 'haggard' Europe to rediscover Christian roots
  75. Pope raises human rights concerns with Egyptian President
  76. Economist questions Francis’ ideas on helping the poor
  77. Prince Charles to visit Iraqi Catholics in London
  78. Two new congregations planned in Vatican
  79. Freedom of religion 'priority' for UK Government
  80. Syrian bishop sees deliberate efforts to empty region of Christians
  81. Nato members 'must share blame for IS atrocities'
  82. Cardinal Zen hands himself in to police to hasten end of protests
  83. Prince of Wales deplores jihadist beheading footage
  84. US nuns resisted Vatican investigation, admits inquiry head
  85. John Armitage named new rector of Walsingham shrine
  86. Church of England names its first woman bishop
  87. Prince of Wales: Muslims victims of fanatics’ ‘sacrilegious’ acts
  88. Prelate says church is treated with 'profound disrespect'
  89. Shrewsbury bishop underlines chastity
  90. Archbishop Longley points to ideal of two-parent upbringing while praising single parents and grandparents
  91. HarperCollins pulps school atlas that omits Israel
  92. Egypt’s President: Christians and Muslims are equal citizens
  93. Charlie Hebdo attack ‘sowed death’, says Pope
  94. Conservative MP calls for better religious literacy in public life
  95. Tributes for Roehampton chaplain Robert Kaggwa
  96. Francis urges Sri Lanka to investigate civil war atrocities
  97. Street children detained ahead of Philippines papal visit
  98. Pope says Paul VI was right to reassert contraception ban
  99. Francis' visit to Haiyan survivors in Tacloban cut short by storm
  100. Francis leaves Philippines after six million attend papal Mass
  101. Newspaper banned from using word 'Allah' for God
  102. Ukrainian church leader offers Just War defence of escalating violence
  103. Masses cancelled in Niger as protestors torch churches
  104. Abbey explains why flag is at half-mast to honour Saudi king
  105. First woman bishop ordained in Church of England
  106. Religious freedom violations still rising in Cuba
  107. Bishops take issue with 'anti-Catholic' Wolf Hall
  108. Pope Francis declares Oscar Romero a martyr
  109. Stephen Fry has the right to say God is evil – Welby
  110. Welby tells business tax avoidance is a sin
  111. Romero ‘was targeted because he embodied Vatican II Church’
  112. Pope pays surprise visit to homeless immigrants
  113. Pope says choosing not to have children is selfish
  114. Francis calls for Mediterranean aid efforts to be stepped up
  115. Parolin expects UN to consider military action in Libya
  116. Beheaded Egyptians to be included in Coptic calendar of saints
  117. Bishops' conference defends Catholic education in election guidance
  118. IS abducts 'as many as 200' Christians from north-east Syria
  119. Cardinal Sarah denounces Western aid model
  120. Top university could remove tribute to Lord Carey after gay protest
  121. IS ‘begins to kill’ Christians abducted from north-east Syria
  122. Homeless man who attended Mass daily buried in Vatican cemetery
  123. Lord Williams: voting goes beyond defence of ‘Christian values’
  124. Lay group push to garner views on teaching on the family
  125. Islamic State kidnap more Christian families
  126. Bishops highlight Pakistan's duty to protect its citizens
  127. Solidarity and prayers for gang-raped Indian nun, 71
  128. Senior Australian cleric charged with cover-up of abuse in 1970s
  129. Paris mayor awards honorary citizenship Asia Bibi
  130. French MPs vote for ‘deep sleep’ law for terminally ill
  131. Cardinal calls for swift action against nun's attackers
  132. Cardinal says bishops unfit to lead German Church against secularism
  133. Gunmen open fire on Pakistani church after Taleban attacks
  134. Abuse experts voice concerns over appointment of Chilean bishop
  135. Slavery Law 'leaves foreign domestic workers open to abuse'
  136. Women bishops to be fast-tracked into Lords
  137. Vatican stands by Chilean bishop accused of covering up abuse
  138. Francis marks tenth anniversary of John Paul II’s death
  139. Cameron, Clegg, Miliband and Gove on the significance of Easter
  140. Christian students killed in Islamist attack on Kenyan university
  141. Bishops welcome ruling against Israeli wall extension
  142. Coptic ‘Church of the Martyrs of Libya’ attacked after first stone laid
  143. Turkey recalls ambassador after Pope Francis names Armenian Genocide at Mass to mark its centenary
  144. IS are turning Mosul cathedral into a mosque, reports Cardinal
  145. Pope's ‘great distress’ at slaughter of 30 Ethiopian Christians by IS
  146. Francis removes US bishop found guilty of failing to report abuse
  147. 'IS jihadists are hunting down Christians across Libya'
  148. Pope Francis to visit Cuba en route to US in September
  149. Nichols condemns the murder of Yazidis in Iraq
  150. Miliband and Clegg find receptive audience at Citizens UK gathering
  151. Foreign secretary: the Tories will champion religious freedom
  152. Martin: cherish gay relationships apart from marriage
  153. Hundreds of secret Algerian converts requesting Bibles
  154. Top Catholics thrown on bonfire of Scottish Labour
  155. Francis to spend four days in Cuba en route to US
  156. Religious persecution a driver in Med migrants crisis, finds Amnesty
  157. Group commissions top authors to tell refugees’ stories
  158. Cardinal Burke’s petition against reform gains 1/4m signatures
  159. Irish Government cuts funding for Church's marriage prep
  160. Filipino Cardinal Tagle voted president of global Caritas network
  161. Stack celebrates 'critical loyalty' of The Tablet at anniversary Mass
  162. Pope Francis urges China’s Catholics to be loyal to Rome
  163. Persecuted Iraqis denied church in diocese ‘overwhelmed by demand’
  164. Campbell kneels before Nichols at university installation ceremony
  165. Pell considering legal action against papal adviser
  166. Top Sunni cleric urges UN to take on ISIS amid 'global threat'
  167. Date set for trial of former nuncio laicised over abuse allegations
  168. Pope warns man-made climate change a major threat to the planet
  169. Jeb Bush rebuffs green encyclical – unlike secular commentators
  170. Pressure mounts on politicians after Pope’s climate encyclical
  171. Bishops decry attack on Galilee's ancient Church of the Multiplication
  172. Richest must listen to poor Pope tells capitalism conference
  173. Welby voices 'deep concern’ over US Anglicans’ gay marriage liturgy
  174. Cardinal Turkson says we must revise what we mean by growth
  175. Greek crisis demands redefinition of European unity – Vatican daily
  176. Priest kidnapped by jihadists in northern Syria released after a week
  177. Senior Greek prelate accuses Tsipras of incompetence
  178. Laity to petition Pope over Chilean bishop accused of cover-up
  179. Globalisation is enemy of development, Vatican says
  180. Hope for Pakistani mother on death row
  181. Francis falls out of favour with one-fifth of American Catholics
  182. Planned Parenthood under US Senate spotlight
  183. Milwaukee archdiocese offers US$21m abuse settlement
  184. Pope says divorced and remarried Catholics are part of the Church
  185. Calais crisis requires global and compassionate response – bishops
  186. Pope announces day of prayer for care of creation with Orthodox
  187. 22 Syrian Christian hostages released
  188. We don't want to go back home say Middle East Catholics
  189. CDF tightens curbs on US nuns
  190. Boko Haram Islamists slaughter 135 in two days
  191. Finance chief quotes Pope in speech addressing inequality
  192. Christians flee violence in Mosul
  193. Pope and Carney call for a more human economic system
  194. Report charts religious persecution
  195. Pastoral plea for forgiveness on groundbreaking Pentecostals visit
  196. Warsi urges PM to 'seriously consider' military action to save Iraq’s minorities
  197. Greatest humanitarian crisis in 70 years: Rodríguez
  198. Communion ban routinely ignored, Tablet survey finds
  199. Push to educate voters to ensure credible election
  200. Prince warns of loss of religious freedom
  201. Francis urges ‘haggard’ Europe to be revitalised by its roots
  202. New congregations planned as doors open to laity
  203. West ‘must share blame for IS’
  204. Prince says killing for faith is blasphemy
  205. Prelate speaks of Sunni ‘abuse’
  206. Top publisher omits Israel from atlas
  207. Vatican condemns slaughter at Paris satirical magazine
  208. MP calls for better religious literacy in public life
  209. Welby speaks up for those persecuted for their beliefs
  210. Islamic State abducts 200
  211. Beheaded men made martyrs of Coptic Church
  212. Islamic State releases families but kidnaps more Christians
  213. IS kills 30 Ethiopian Christians
  214. Surge in demand for bibles from secret Christian converts
  215. Parties questioned on social justice by faith-based groups
  216. Westminster Diocese says no to church for Chaldeans
  217. Tehran will not make a nuclear bomb, says archbishop
  218. Praise for English Missal translators
  219. Date set for trial of laicised former nuncio
  220. Magna Carta ‘template for global religious freedom’
  221. ‘Deep concern’ over gay-marriage liturgy
  222. Development ‘undermined’ by globalisation
  223. Secondary looks to raise £20m after Government cut
  224. Milwaukee archdiocese to pay abuse victims $21m
  225. West accused of misreading Syria conflict
  226. Middle East Christians want to stay in UK
  227. Law forces children to convert
  228. Catholic peer Alton condemns Cameron resistance to labelling Christian persecution as genocide
Latest Issue
Digital/PDF Version

PDF version (iPad-friendly)

Previous Issues
Latest Tweet
Share Us
Tablet Subscription

Manage my subcription here

Manage
Newsletter

Sign up for our newsletter

Sign Up
Top